Gallup Daily

No updates March 28. Next update March 29.
Real Unemployment 9.5% -0.2
Gallup Good Jobs 45.8% -0.1
Engaged at Work 34.8% +0.7
Economic Confidence 4 -2
Consumer Spending $105 -12
Obama Approval 54% -3
Updates daily at 1 p.m. ET; reflects one-day change

A majority of Americans in 1939 were drawn to the ideas of "big businessmen" to help the country overcome the economic problems of the Great Depression.

by V. Lance Tarrance

Newly elected Vice President Mike Pence may be in line to expand the duties and power of the office of vice president.

by Frank Newport

Find out which of President-elect Trump's proposals are in sync with American public opinion, which are not and which fall in the middle.

45% of female employees want to become a senior manager or leader

Strengths initiatives come to life when workers go beyond discovering their individual strengths and form strengths communities.

Consumers' average daily spending over Black Friday weekend was on par with the higher levels Gallup has seen in recent years.

Women and men share many CliftonStrengths themes, but women rank higher in Relationship Building themes.

Customers in China most want financial advice from banks. Digital expansion is not the solution to engaging customers.

The Iran-Contra affair, which kicked off on Nov. 25, 1986, sent Reagan's job approval -- but not his personal image -- into a tailspin.

by Frank Newport

Hillary Clinton's margin over Donald Trump in the national popular vote will be close to two percentage points, making the 3.3-point Clinton margin in the pre-election national poll average remarkably accurate.

By studying top performers and developing analytical hiring processes, companies can keep their hiring biases in check.

The 43% of Americans who say it is a good time to find a quality job is generally in sync with what would be expected, based on current U.S. unemployment rates hovering near 5%.

by Valerie J. Calderon and Jeffrey M. Jones

Faculty members with online teaching experience are more confident in online learning outcomes than are faculty with only in-person teaching experience.

All people have unconscious biases, and they affect hiring decisions. Companies need a systematic approach to talent recruitment.

by Michael Smith and Frank Newport

Find out where Americans stand on four key issues that were on the ballot in several states: marijuana legalization, the death penalty, gun control and increasing the minimum wage.

Women are more engaged at work than men are -- and female managers are better at engaging employees.

Slightly more than a third of millennial workers say the mission of their organization makes them feel their job is important.